The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 54 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 10.47% 5.53% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.03% 7.10% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 30 19
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £34,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Agile Software Development
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
385 493 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 74.61% 77.88% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 333 412 391
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Slough region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in Slough

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in Slough

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 50 (43.10%) Scrum
2 42 (36.21%) SQL
3 36 (31.03%) HTML
3 36 (31.03%) .NET
4 35 (30.17%) C#
5 30 (25.86%) Java
6 29 (25.00%) Degree
7 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET
7 27 (23.28%) TDD
8 26 (22.41%) CSS
9 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
10 24 (20.69%) Visual Studio
11 22 (18.97%) MVC
11 22 (18.97%) User Stories
12 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
12 21 (18.10%) QA
12 21 (18.10%) Telecoms
13 20 (17.24%) Finance
13 20 (17.24%) Windows
13 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
14 19 (16.38%) Selenium
15 17 (14.66%) Test Scripting
15 17 (14.66%) OO
16 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
16 16 (13.79%) RESTful
17 15 (12.93%) Google
17 15 (12.93%) WebDriver
18 14 (12.07%) Linux
18 14 (12.07%) XML

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.17%) CMS
2 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.86%) WordPress
4 1 (0.86%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) SaaS
2 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.31%) Google App Engine
3 4 (3.45%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) PPP
3 2 (1.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.86%) Wireless
4 1 (0.86%) 4G
4 1 (0.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 19 (16.38%) Selenium
3 15 (12.93%) WebDriver
4 13 (11.21%) Git (software)
5 12 (10.34%) JIRA
6 10 (8.62%) Subversion
6 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (6.03%) Gradle
9 5 (4.31%) Ant
9 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.59%) WebLogic Workshop
11 3 (2.59%) Hudson
12 2 (1.72%) Capybara
12 2 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (18.10%) Telecoms
2 20 (17.24%) Finance
3 9 (7.76%) Marketing
4 6 (5.17%) Legal
5 4 (3.45%) Advertising
5 4 (3.45%) Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Developer
1 35 (30.17%) Analyst
2 32 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.66%) Senior Developer
4 15 (12.93%) .NET Developer
5 14 (12.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (9.48%) Agile Business Analyst
7 10 (8.62%) Agile .NET Developer
8 9 (7.76%) QA Leader
8 9 (7.76%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.03%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Architect
12 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
12 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) HTML
1 36 (31.03%) .NET
2 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET
3 26 (22.41%) CSS
4 16 (13.79%) RESTful
5 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (12.07%) XML
6 13 (11.21%) Web Services
6 13 (11.21%) WinForms
6 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.34%) jQuery
7 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (9.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 10 (8.62%) J2EE
10 8 (6.90%) Spring
11 7 (6.03%) HTML5
12 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.62%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.03%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.17%) Social Media
5 4 (3.45%) Open Source
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.72%) RIA
8 1 (0.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Windows
2 14 (12.07%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.10%) Scrum
2 27 (23.28%) TDD
3 22 (18.97%) MVC
3 22 (18.97%) User Stories
4 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 17 (14.66%) OO
5 17 (14.66%) Test Scripting
6 14 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.21%) Business Analysis
8 12 (10.34%) SOA
8 12 (10.34%) Analytics
9 10 (8.62%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (8.62%) OOP
10 9 (7.76%) ETL
10 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.76%) Code Coverage
10 9 (7.76%) Migration
10 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) SQL
2 35 (30.17%) C#
3 30 (25.86%) Java
4 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.17%) PHP
7 4 (3.45%) Python
7 4 (3.45%) Ruby
8 3 (2.59%) Groovy
8 3 (2.59%) Scala
8 3 (2.59%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) ISEB
3 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
4 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.10%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Google
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle
4 9 (7.76%) Ab Initio
4 9 (7.76%) Teradata
5 8 (6.90%) VMware
6 6 (5.17%) hybris
7 5 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.59%) JBoss
8 3 (2.59%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.72%) Zend
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco
9 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.86%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.86%) GigaSpaces
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